What does ageism mean?

ageism meaning in General Dictionary

discrimination against middle aged and elderly people

View more

  • discrimination on the basis of someone's age

ageism meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"discrimination against folks according to age," coined 1969 by U.S. gerontologist Dr. Robert N. Butler, from age + -ism, on pattern of racism, sexism. Related: Ageist.

ageism - German to English